Mobility

Scanadu doc.ai

A screen shot of Scanadu's advanced natural language processing tech platform, doc.ai.

By Jonah Comstock 12:00 pm August 25, 2017
The doc.ai app will use natural language processing to literally converse with patients via an app and explain their lab results to them.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
Alphabet acquires Senosis
By Jonah Comstock 01:31 pm August 15, 2017
According to Senosi's now-inactive website, the company has created three health apps using a smartphone's built in sensors to monitor different health biomarkers.
leverage Apple FileMaker

The CHORI campus in Oakland.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm August 07, 2017
What started as a help desk reporting project for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital has blossomed into creating software for HR, finance, equipment tracking and more.

From left, Boston Children's Hospital's food service robot; UCSF robot assists patients at Mission Bay; Boston Children's medical record robot.

By Tom Sullivan 11:38 am July 25, 2017
Health systems will buy and deploy robots for clinical tasks in one to three years, IDC said, while drones investments may be five years away.
women-led startups
By Bernie Monegain 09:16 am June 27, 2017
Startups with women at the helm have executive leadership teams that are on average 38 percent women, 2.4 times the average, survey finds.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.
Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
hospital heart monitor WannaCry medical device security
By 03:17 pm May 15, 2017
Among the many lessons that will come out of the massive cyberattack might be a rethink of common patching practices.
American Well telemedicine Samsung Health
By 11:29 am April 26, 2017
The unveiling also includes full integration with Samsung Health as part of the company's plan to expand their footprint, both in regards to consumer accessibility as well as ease of use for providers.

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